Princeton University Library Catalog

National Geographic guide to national parks of the United States / photography by Phil Schermeister.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
Eighth edition.
Description:
1 online resource (494 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Summary note:
In time for the National Park's 100th birthday, this guide is updated with all new text, 300 photographs and 80 maps, and design. National Geographic writers hit all 59 national parks--including Pinnacles, the newest in the crown--for intensive on-the-ground research. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information, and camping information. Well-known national parks writers provide new insights into the parks and share favorite spots for viewing scenery, wildlife, sunsets, and more in this Centennial edition.
Notes:
  • Previous edition: 2012.
  • Includes index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Contents:
East : Acadia -- Biscayne -- Congaree -- Dry Tortugas -- Everglades -- Great Smoky Mountains -- Mammoth Cave -- Shenandoah -- Virgin Islands -- Midwest : Badlands -- Cuyahoga Valley -- Isle Royale -- Theodore Roosevelt -- Voyageurs -- Wind Cave -- South central : Big Bend -- Carlsbad Caverns -- Guadalupe Mountains -- Hot Springs -- Southwest : Arches -- Black Canyon of the Gunnison -- Bryce Canyon -- Canyonlands -- Capitol Reef -- Grand Canyon -- Great Basin -- Mesa Verde -- Petrified Forest -- Saguaro -- Zion -- Rocky mountains : Glacier/Waterton -- Grant Teton -- Great Sand Dunes -- Rocky Mountain -- Yellowstone -- Pacific southwest : American Samoa -- Channel Islands -- Death Valley -- Haleakala -- Hawaii Volcanoes -- Joshua Tree -- Pinnacles -- Sequoia & Kings Canyon -- Yosemite -- Pacific northwest : Crater Lake -- Lassen Volcanic -- Mount Rainier -- North Cascades -- Olympic -- Redwood -- Alaska : Denali -- Gates of the Arctic -- Glacier Bay -- Katmai -- Kenair Fjords -- Kobuk Valley -- Lake Clark -- Wrangell-St. Elias.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Guidebooks.
Other title(s):
  • Guide to national parks of the United States
  • National parks of the United States
ISBN:
((paperback))
OCLC:
954339058
Photographer:
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